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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2015, 04:40 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Prior to this model, Samsung in fact (since 2009)...

Prior to this model, Samsung in fact (since 2009) provided a bezel isolation foam gasket & isolation washer kit under warranty to fix the frame/back screen buzzes - doesn't work for front directional...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-04-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
So what would be your preferred/desired stand...

So what would be your preferred/desired stand height?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-04-2015, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Roger, Once again thanks for the reply! ...

Roger,
Once again thanks for the reply!


Then I will wait until the room is built & my equipment is setup, then see what I need after that point.


Sorry, I forgot to mention how great...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2015, 05:08 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
There are 3 different & distinct buzzing issues...

There are 3 different & distinct buzzing issues with this set.


The one everyone takes issue with is the front directional buzz - of the 3 different buzzing types, this one is NOT...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-01-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By Dougofthenorth
Unfortunately, Yamaha's YPAO does not offer much...

Unfortunately, Yamaha's YPAO does not offer much to help with sub(s) EQing.
Sadly & strangely (to me) even their flagship models seriously lack in this regard,
& even the ability to manually...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Even though I agree - there are measurable Db...

Even though I agree
- there are measurable Db level differences for this directional front panel buzz
My 1st set was horrendously loud - the replacement (current) one I can live with.
I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2014, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
I posted before that I wonder where these...

I posted before that I wonder where these hundreds & hundreds of returned F8500s are ending up? If you read all the F8500 threads you will see this is so - some have even returned 3 or 4 sets It was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
My 60" is not helped with using a hi-end rack...

My 60" is not helped with using a hi-end rack power conditioner
I tried a few different makes & only kept this one due to looks & functions
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
As some forums allow for "tag" proper/specific...

As some forums allow for "tag" proper/specific entries in a box at the bottom when you post, that would be great to have that properly used here IE: IR, Pic settings, etc etc
Some sites have gone...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Appears not :( - need spoon feeding & instant...

Appears not :( - need spoon feeding & instant gratification :D


However, to be fair some things have become sooo complex & instructions so cryptic
one can't understand how to set up a lot of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
If you change picture aspect ratios does it...

If you change picture aspect ratios does it change/go away ??
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Well best of luck - as all the PNXXF8500 topics...

Well best of luck - as all the PNXXF8500 topics here report BB as accepting orders & payment & then cancelling it later...
Hope you succeed & get your belated Xmass gift!!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2014, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
You will now be hard pressed to even get any...

You will now be hard pressed to even get any sized F8500 model anywhere
as they are becoming/are discontinued
- sadly nothing else now available will even come close to it
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2014, 03:18 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
same TV...

same TV http://translate.google.ca/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.samsung.com/de/consumer/tv-audio-video/television/plasma-tv/PS64F8590SLXZG&prev=search
model# vs article #
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-27-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
1) 2) Hi Roger, In 1)...

1)

2)


Hi Roger,


In 1) above - is there any word yet if the DTS-UHD speaker positions will be compatible with the Atmos ones? It will be quite a hassle if they are different & the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2014, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
FYI As I have a few real techy friends (build...

FYI
As I have a few real techy friends (build tube amps from scratch type stuff)
- the spare TV should be used every month or so for a few hours.
Otherwise some electrical components (caps etc)...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Exactly same for me - I posted about it here...

Exactly same for me - I posted about it here quite awhile ago as well as possible fixes for 2 of the 3 buzz issues - I also posted Db levels for 1st set (returned) & replacement set


F608500
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Very well put & researched :) I had...

Very well put & researched :)


I had thought these were going to be available through to 2015 - seems not


Any word on the F8500 rear add on module for the 2014 models?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,485
Posted By Dougofthenorth
I hope the speaker placement gets sorted out by...

I hope the speaker placement gets sorted out by this coming late spring so I can rough in the conduits & wiring for my then to be built new HT addition.
As in speaker placements for DTS UHD vs DD...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-13-2014, 03:07 AM
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Views: 542,046
Posted By Dougofthenorth
I would stick with the 64" you have - rather than...

I would stick with the 64" you have - rather than the very high risk getting one 60" with the horrible "Directional Buzz" issue.
"a bird in the hand....":)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2014, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
In post after post, some seem not to want to...

In post after post, some seem not to want to acknowledge (or realize) that there are 3 distinct buzzes with this set;
1) The front Directional Screen Buzz,
2) Rear Mesh Panel Buzz
3) "Normal"...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2014, 05:52 AM
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Views: 79,913
Posted By Dougofthenorth
The other 2 non-center- screen buzz types are...

The other 2 non-center- screen buzz types are fixable according to the posts on the 3 main F8500 threads

see my link on this page several posts ago to 3 F8500 buzzes
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-08-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
RE: "13.2 Pre outs" I see 11.2 capability...

RE: "13.2 Pre outs"

I see 11.2 capability on AVR itself & in the subsequent post's picture - it shows 11.1 in speaker config.

Also, due to this industry's dismal track record, I would never...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-23-2014, 03:39 AM
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Views: 725,690
Posted By Dougofthenorth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by eric3316 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-22-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Dougofthenorth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Skrill http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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